“Inequity is All Too Clear in Chicago”: USICH Visits Illinois

This week, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director Jeff Olivet traveled to Chicago to meet with state and local officials, service providers, and people experiencing homelessness... Continue Reading →

USICH Visits California, Colorado, and Hawaii to Meet With Mayors, Service Providers, and People Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness, and the response to this national crisis, is different in every community.

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Upcoming Events for Preventing and Ending Homelessness

This page is updated weekly. It curates virtual and in-person events from our council member agencies and other organizations involved in our mission to prevent and end homelessness.<... Continue Reading →

Collaborate, Don’t Criminalize: How Communities Can Effectively and Humanely Address Homelessness

Criminalizing homelessness is becoming more common.

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HUD Deploys First Round of New Funding to Address Homelessness in Disaster-Hit Areas

This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the first round of funding through the new Rapid Unsheltered Survivor Housing (RUSH) program: $6.8 million to... Continue Reading →

HUD Marks Major Milestone for American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Voucher Program

This month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) marked a major milestone: 50% of the emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) provided through President Biden’s American... Continue Reading →

White House Announces New Steps for Housing Supply Action Plan

The Biden-Harris administration recently announced new steps to achieve the goals of the Housing Supply Action Plan, which aims to close the housing supply shortfall in five years.

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VA Announces New Legal-Services Grants for Veteran Homelessness

This week, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) started taking applications for more than $11 million in new legal services grants for veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness.<... Continue Reading →

HUD Announces Most Expansive Allocation of Flexible Rental Assistance in 20 Years

Last month, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge announced the most expansive allocation of flexible new rental assistance in 20 years. In some... Continue Reading →

Help the Biden-Harris Administration Tackle the Triple Threats Facing America: Climate Change, Homelessness, and Housing Shortages

The climate crisis and homelessness are intimately linked.

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